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Taiwan: Civil Aeronautics Administration submits proposals for response to route launch by China

The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) revealed that it has already forwarded proposals to the Mainland Affairs Council with regards to potential responses that would resolve issues stemming from China’s unilateral launch of four aviation routes over the Taiwan Strait. The air routes are for northbound trips on the M503 route, which is only 7.8 km away from the median line of the Strait. It can also be used for those …

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Malaysia seeks to expand connectivity with Cambodia

Malaysia wants to strengthen its aviation ties with Cambodia, said a high-ranking Malaysian official. Malaysia’s Deputy Transport Minister, Datuk Aziz Kaprawi, disclosed that he is hoping to see more Cambodian airlines making their way to Malaysia, as it would raise his country’s tourist arrivals. “More flights means more passengers and better connectivity. It will strengthen the relationship between Malaysia and Cambodia as Kuala Lumpur is viewed as an icon in …

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signs decree approving resumption of air traffic with Cairo

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree, ratifying the resumption of commercial air traffic with Cairo. Putin has signed off on the changes that have been made to the 2015 decree that put a stop to all commercial passenger flights to Egypt. The amendment would allow flights to Cairo but not to other Egyptian destinations. The initial suspension was made then after the crash of a Russian flight in …

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China opens four new aviation corridors over Taiwan Strait

China has opened four new aviation corridors over the Taiwan Strait, prompting Taiwan to howl in protest and subsequently demand talks with Beijing. The mainland’s Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently announced that beginning on Thursday, commercial aircraft could start flying south to north through the M503 air corridor, and using three connecting regional corridors. The move is said to ensure aviation safety as aircrafts flying through the aforementioned …

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Canadian Transport Minister announces expanded Air Transport Agreements with several nations

Canada’s Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, announced the successful settlement of amended air transport agreements with the countries of Ethiopia, Cameroon, South Africa, Qatar and Morocco. The amended agreement with Ethiopia makes way for designated carriers to offer up to five flights per week. The new pact with Cameroon as well as amended agreements with South Africa and Qatar, on the other hand, facilitates the operation of code-sharing between Canada …

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Ecuador officials welcome adoption of “Open Skies” policy

Cabinet and Civil Aviation officials of Ecuador lauded the country’s adoption of an “Open Skies” policy. They all agreed that the move holds the potential for greater connectivity in the country, job opportunities, an increase of employment and commercial traffic, tourism attraction and the opening of new markets. Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa, Minister of Tourism Edgar Ponce de Leon, Minister of Transport Paul Granda, of Foreign Trade Pablo Campana …

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Nigerian carriers’ plans to operate flights to US can spark healthy competition

The plans of two Nigerian carriers, Air Peace and MedView Airlines, to start operating flights to the United States next summer could pave the way for intense competition. The said route is currently being dominated by Delta Airlines The two carriers hold the belief that they can use the huge population of Nigerians who are living and have business in American cities such as Texas, Washington, New York, New Jersey …

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Israel finalizes Air Transport Agreements with Chile, Uganda, Jordan

The delegation from Israel signed new Air Transport Agreements with numerous countries, making way for direct flights between them and the former. The new agreements were settled during the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Air Services Negotiation Event 2017 held last month in Sri Lanka. During the said event, Israel signed agreements with the U.K., Switzerland, Chile, South Africa, Vietnam, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Uganda and Jordan. A few …

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Serbia and Tunisia sign new Air Services Agreement

Serbia and Tunisia have inked a new Air Services Agreement that would help the two nations regulate air traffic and increase bilateral cooperation. In addition, the new pact would let carriers from the two countries codeshare on each other’s flights. “The air traffic agreement is merely the first step in enhancing collaboration between these two friendly nations, which should also be developed in other fields,” related Zorana Mihajlović, Serbia’s Minister …

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Mauritius signs multiple Bilateral Air Services Agreements with various countries

The delegation of Mauritius that attended the International Conference on Air Services Negotiations Event (ICAN) 2017 in Sri Lanka had a fruitful stint as they finalized air service talks with six countries. These were Chile, Ghana, Morocco, Namibia, Russian Federation and Lao People’s Democratic Republic. Aside from those, the delegation also initiated three Bilateral Air Services Agreements and inked three Memoranda of Understanding with Ghana, Namibia and Morocco. Mauritius finalized …

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